3990. pelekizó
Strong's Concordance
pelekizó: to cut off with an ax, esp. to behead
Original Word: πελεκίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pelekizó
Phonetic Spelling: (pel-ek-id'-zo)
Short Definition: I behead
Definition: I behead (with an axe).
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pelekus (a battle-ax)
Definition
to cut off with an ax, esp. to behead
NASB Translation
beheaded (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3990: πελεκίζω

πελεκίζω: perfect passive participle πεπελεκισμενος; (πέλεκυς, an axe or two-edged hatchet); to cut off with an axe, to behead: τινα, Revelation 20:4. (Polybius, Diodorus, Strabo, Josephus, Antiquities 20, 5, 4; Plutarch, Ant. 36; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 26 (25)).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
behead.

From a derivative of plesso (meaning an axe); to chop off (the head), i.e. Truncate -- behead.

see GREEK plesso

Forms and Transliterations
επελιώθη πελέκει πέλεκυν πέλεκυς πελιδνοί πέλται πέλταις πέλτας πελτασταί πέλυξ πέμμα πέμματα πέμματι πεπελεκισμενων πεπελεκισμένων pepelekismenon pepelekismenōn pepelekisménon pepelekisménōn
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Strong's Greek 3990
1 Occurrence


πεπελεκισμένων — 1 Occ.

Revelation 20:4 V-RPM/P-GMP
GRK: ψυχὰς τῶν πεπελεκισμένων διὰ τὴν
NAS: of those who had been beheaded because
KJV: [I saw] the souls of them that were beheaded for
INT: souls of those beheaded on account of the

1 Occurrence

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